Carteret County news-times. (Beaufort and Morehead City, N.C.) 1948-current, June 27, 1958, SECTION ONE, Image 1
THIS IS NATIONAL RECREATION MONTH CARTERET COUNTY NEWS-TIMES '<* 47th YEAR, NO. 61. TWO SECTIONS FOURTEEN PAGES MOREHEAD CITY AND BEAUFORT. NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 1958 PUBLISHED TUESDAYS AND FRIDAYS Manly Mason , Broad Creek , Injured In Scuffle , F//es Su/7 for $20,000 Manly Mason, Broad Creek, who was shot in the thigh June 8, 1958 in a scuffle with Ralph Paul, con stable of White Oak township, has filed a suit for damages against Constable Paul. The suit requests $20,000. Mason, in his complaint, says that because of the wound he re ceived, he has been unable to con tinue his work as a plumber. The incident occurred on High way 24, three miles east of Cedar Point. Mason spent four days in Morehead City Hospital recovering from the injury. The shooting was the outgrowth of an arrest. Constable Paul cited Willie Phillips, Bogue, for speed ing. Then he and Phillips went to "Fred Hare's" where Mason was, because Phillips said Mason had his (Phillips) driver's license. After contacting Mason, Consta ble Paul said Mason wanted to ride in the constable's car, with Phillips and the constable, to the place where the car, in which Phil lips was allegedly speeding, had been parked. En route, Constable Paul said the 4 two men became unruly, and he stopped the car. A scuffle followed and the officer said Mason tried to take his gun. It was then, the officer continued, that the gun went off. wounding Mason. Paul charged Mason, following the incident, with assault and inter fering with an officer. Phillips was charged with speeding, resisting arrest and asaulting an officer. Mason waived preliminary hear ing in county court yesterday. Driver Arrested For Hit and Run Johnny R Sams, Camp Lejeune, was charged with hit and run, care less and reckless driving, speed ing. and driving on the wrong side of the road following a wreck at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. The accident happened on E. Front St.. Beaufort, a half mile west of Beaufort Fisheries. Patrol man R. H. Brown said that Sams, driving a 1956 Mercury, collided with a 1951 Chevrolet driven by Allen Stanley Taylor, route 1 Beau fort. ' Taylor was backing out of a driveway. He stopped when be got to the street, saw nothing coming and continued backing when the Mercury appeared, w h i i z i n | around a curve, struck the left rear of Taylor's car and sped on. The Mercury was going east. Morrhead City police later found the car in Morehead City. Sams was arrested. Two Marines with , him were Jack L. Wheeler and Ar thur I. Gerheart, both of Lejeune. Damage to each car was esti mated at $100. No one was hurt. County Official Expresses Thanks Moses Howard, chairman of the county board of commissioners, yesterday expressed his apprecia tion to individuals and communi ties who participated in Pest-Kill and Clean-Up Week this week. "1 received phone calla from per sons interested in mosquito control and other expressions of interest in the program," Mr. Howard said. This week was so designated to make persons conscious of the need for cutting weeds on vacant Iota in residential areas and help > ing, individually, in mosquito con trol. "Many persons will be flooding our county next weekend for the Fourth of July holiday," Mr. How ard said, "and the county should look inviting ? clean and well kept. We must take every meaa ure possible to make sure that mos quitoes don't drive the touristi away!" Newport Scouts Camp at Charles Seven Boy Scouts of troop ? Newport, are among the 136 Scouti and leaders at Camp Charles thii week. They are Carl Pruit, Johnnie Thrower. Kenneth Taylor, Richard Reim. Wilbert Mann. Roaald Prin (le and Frank Sanders. Another Boy Scout camp. Cam; Croatan, located near New Bern will open July ( and operate foi six weeks The camp has a capa cltv of ISO Scouts and leaders. All periods are now completely filled with the exception of the first week, which still has 34 vacancies Applications will be accepted on i first come, first served basis unti the period is completely Oiled, an nounces R. G. Barnes, Wilson chairman at th? East Carolina Council camping and activitiei committee. Rare Plant Grows in County Photos by Bob Seymour Marvin Willis, Smyrna, shows some Venus Fly-Traps he located along the White Oak River Wednesday. Mr. Willis read the article on the rare plant in Tuesday's NEWS-TIMES and declared that he often comet across the plant in this county. Mr. Willis showed the strength of a trap by tickling the inside of ( the two fronds with the end of a cigarette. The trap closes, as it would an an insect, and holds the cigarette upright. Portrait of Morehead City Citizen Unveiled Tuesday An oil portrait of Dr. James W. Kellogg. Morehead City, who for , many years was assistant director of the State Laboratory of Hygiene, Raleigh, was unveiled Tuesday. The ceremony took place in the laboratory's auditorium at Raleigh. Karea Elaine Kellogg. 3-year-old granddaughter of Dr. Kellogg, un veiled the portrait before an audi ence of his relatives, close friends < aad public health workers. Brief remarka were made by the Rev. Lynn Brown, pastor of White Memorial Presbyterian Church, i who presented the picture to Dr. John H. Hamilton, director of the laboratory. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kellogg of Sumter, S. C . parents of Karen, were among those attending the ceremony ? from out of town. Dr. Kellogg worked at the laboratory from 1908 until his retireme^ in 1948. A native of New York state, he . graduated from Hamilton College 1 and did post graduate work at ? Massachusetts Institute of Tech nology. Tide Table Tides at the Beaufert Bar (Eastern Standard Time) HIGH LOW Friday, Jane 27 4:28 a. |n. 3:05 p.m. 10:49 a.m. 11:37 p.m. Satarday, June 28 5:33 a.m. 8:02 p.m. 11:43 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 8:54 p.m. 8uaday, June 29 12:30 a.m. 12:35 p.m. M aad ay, Juae 38 7:22 a.m. 7:41 p.m. 1:23 a.m. 1:2$ p.m. lie went to Raleigh Dec. 28, 1908, to become assistant biologist in the Stale Laboratory of Hygiene, under the late Dr. Clarence A. Shore, who was the laboratory's first di rector. The laboratory has had only two directors, Dr. Shore and the incum bent, Dr. John H. Hamilton. Later, Dr. Kellogg was made as sistant when Dr. Hamilton as sumed the directorship. He held that position until his retirement, in 1948 when he and Mrs. Kellogg moved to Morchcad City. Dr. Kellogg has been active not only in the scientific world but in churcji and fraternal circles. He is a past master of Raleigh Lodge Number S00, AF&AM. For two years he was secretary of the ludge. He is a past president of the North Carolina section, Ameri can Waterworks Association, and a life member of the association. Dr. Kellogg is a member of the Emeritus Civic Club, which is com posed o I retired business and pro fessional men of Carteret. He is an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, Morehead City. Several years after he retired to Morehead City, he established a laboratory for the State Depart ment of Health in the Institute of Fisheries building, Camp Glenn. There seafood and water samples arc tested. Hi* portrait will hang in the Medical-Public Health Library. It was painted by Mrs. Habcll Bowen Henderson of Raleigh. Persons attending the portrait ceremony from Morehead City were H. L. Joslyn, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Harvell, and Mrs. A. B. Vick Sr. Funds Sought For Two Inlets In Carteret Senator B. Everett Jordan Mon day asked the Senate Public Works Appropriations subcommittee to ap prove $50,000 for surveys aimed at deepening channels at Drum and Bogue inlets on the North Carolina coast. The subcommittee, headed by Sen. Allen J. Ellendcr (D-La.) is considering a new rivers and har bors bill designed to offset White House criticisms that have pro duced vetoes of two similar bills in the past three years. Jordan's request, in which he was joined by Rep. Graham Bar den, would provide $25,000 for a survey of the feasibility of deepen ing the channel of Drum Inlet near Atlantic in Carteret County to 12 feet. Engineers estimate the cost of the project, if approved at $400,000. Another $25,000 would be appro priated for a study of deepening Bogue Inlet to provide a 12-foot channel and to create a 12-foot j deep turning basin at Swansboro | in Onslow County. The Bogue project would cost an estimated $750,000. Keieree names Trustee in Bell Jewelry Closing Gene C. Smith, Beaufort attor ney, has been named trustee in the bankruptcy proceeding against B A. Bell's Jewelry Store, Front Street, Beaufort. Mr. Smith was appointed by j Joseph B. Cheshire Jr., Raleigh, referee in bankruptcy. According to the trustee, debts owed by the jewelry store total $8,367.19. Creditors have been notified by Mr. Cheshire as to proceedings in the case. Mr. Smith said that an inventory is being taken and ap praisal is being made now of mer chandise in the store. He added that the business may be sold as a whole or other means may be taken to liquidate the as sets. He said he hoped the matter would be "settled shortly". At an auction conducted by Sheriff Hugh Salter Saturday, May W, at the store, certain merchan aise items were sold. . Three of eight judgments against the store have been paid, accord- ! ing to records in the office of the clerk of superior court. They are $77.12 to Haviland and Co., $288.90 to Pcaslee Gaulbcrt, and $85.28 to United Glass. Judgments yet unsatisfied are Marton Freres Inc. $15.33 plus in terest from Oct. 31, 1955 plus jus tice of the peace costs of $6.50; Sherman and Donchi Inc., trading as Bond Diamond Co., $50.56 plus interest and justice of the peace costs, $4.95. Hampton Roads Paper Co., Inc., $171.64 plus interest from Sept. 12, 1956 and $4.95 costs; W. V. B. Pot ter, $140 plus interest from Jan uary 1958 and costs of $4.95; Atlan tic Calendar Co., $94.47 plus inter est from Feb. 27, 1958 plus $4.95 in costs. Robert Oakley, Newport, Found Guilty Yesterday Robert Oakley, Newport, was given a six-month suspended sen tence in county court yesterday on charges of hitting Lloyd Garner in the mouth on the street of New port several weeks ago. Oakley was also ordered to pay i $10 fine and costs, plus another fine he owes, within $0 days. I Dan Bell, police chief, said Oak- i ley is about 30 years of age and i Garner about 70. I Insurance Official Conducts Hearing Yesterday , Beaufort ? ? ? ? ? Centennial Receipts Fail To Match Debt by $4,361.49 Although receipts from Morehead City Centennial events totaled $18. 1 33, that wasn't enough to cover all the debts incurred. Centennial debts totaled $23,134.49, according to Charles Markey, Centennial chairman, and J. R. Sanders, treasurer. Actual cost of staging he week-long event was even more, but many materials and ser vices were donated, Mr. Sanders said. To raise money to pay off a re maining debt of $4,361 49, the Cen tennial committee is giving away a :olor tv set and other gifts. The prizes will be given July Fourth. In addition to the color tv, there is a fishing rod and reel, transistor radio and electric fry ?an. It was first announced that the Centennial debt was about half of he present figure. Some creditors, when it was found that the Centen nial would not pay its own way, of fered to cancel their debts. " The lower debt figure announced was minus the cancelled debts. The Centennial committee would, how ever, like to pay all debts if possi ble. That's why it is out now to raise $4,361.49. Donations, since the project to give a color tv started, amount to approximately $700. Everyone who donates a dollar gets either a Cen tennial souvenir booklet or souvenir ;oin, in addition to the opportunity lo win the prizes. Outstanding Centennial debts have been itemized as follows: Herald Printing Co. $1,416.86, water parade prizes $900, Grady Rich F240.50, Centennial hats $264. Atlantic Beach Hotel $212.01, El vin Inc. $209.40, Morehead City Jaycees $183, Anchor Florist $7.73, Morehead City Floral Co. $16.05, J. L. Crump $35. Morehead Builders Supply $45.75, Carolina Power and Light $7.37, Sanitary Fish Market $161.60, Capt. Bill's $64.75, Hotel Fort Macon 17.21. Commercial Engraving $15 0, Walter S. Morria $135.03, News and Observer $90.72, J. W. Bage $64.70, Longley Supply $44.69, Henly Jones (12.50, Hugh Morton $91.87 Donations toward the Centennial debt, making the donor eligible to win the color tv and other prizes, may be made at Early Jewelers or Ihe Chamber of Commerce office, in the Hotel Fort Macon. Hospital Will Stage Fish Fry The filth annual Fourth of July Fish fry at Sea Level Community Hospital will get under way at noon next Friday. A lavish lunch of fiah, shrimp. Fried crabs and everything that goes with it, will be served on Uie hospital grounds at a dollar per plate. The annual fry is sponsored by :he trustees of the hospital. It is he only fund-raising event of the rear. All proceeds will go to the lospital. Tickets may be bought in ad vance from hospital trustees or the unch may be paid for on that day. Charles Caudell, hospital admin strator, said ther would be no vaiting in line. Plates will be aken to the diners. Mr. Caudell ecalled that in one and three luarter hours at a previous fish ry. 1.200 persons were served. JC Committee Names Morehead Beauty Queen Mayor Imposes $15 Fine, Costs In Court Monday Drawing one of the heaviest [ penalties in Atlantic Beach mayor's | court Monday night was Allen L. i Crocker. Cherry Point. Crocker 1 was fined $15 and costs for public j drunkenness and interfering with women. Police chief Bill Moore said that Crocker was annoying some wo men He was warned by the police ; to stay away because his attentions were not wanted. Instead, Crocker continued to bother the women. Mayor A. B. Cooper said he was not going to put up with that sort of thing. Ronald II. Brewer also paid $15 and costs on a charge of public drunkenness and failing to comply with a suspended sentence. Raymond L. Leggett, Cherry j Point, charged with public drunk- 1 enness and failing to comply with a suspended sentence, was fined $10 and costs. The same penalty was imposed on John W. Smith, charged with fighting in public, public drunkenness and breaking arrest. Found Guilty rojffto wet* imposed on the fol lowing for fighting: Benny Horns by, Camp Lejeune; Jackie Han cock, Bridgeton; Lewis Buddy Wat son, New Bern, and Dennis J. Tuohy and Charles Hornsby, Cher ry Point. The following paid penalties also for fighting in public: Gerald P. Ruettgars, Cherry Point, costs; Donald Dccastro, Cherry Point, $5 and costs; and Joseph C. Stein hour, Camp Lejeune, forfeited bond. Found guilty of public drunken ness: Walter J. Wallbrock, Robert Coiley, Ira K. Christy, and James W. Sterns, all of Cherry Point. The first three paid costs, but Christy See COURT, Page 3 Beaufort Rotarians To Install Officers Next Tuesday Tlic Beaufort Rotary Club will install officers at its meeting Tues day night at the Scout building. B. E. Tarkington will be installed at president, replacing David Jones. Other officers are James Wheat ley, vice-president, and Dr. W. L. Woodard, secretary -treasurer. Mr. Tarkington was program chairman for Tuesday night's meeting. He had Ed Blair of Vanceboro as guest speaker. Mr. Blair spoke on the expanding fron tiers of Rotary. Visiting Rotarians were Buck Matthews of Morehead City and Larry Payne of Pontiac, Mich. Mr. Payne brought his son-in-law, Bradley Dixon of Cherry Point, as his guest. ? The Morehad City Jaycees an- i < nouncrd that Miss Bonnie Fish will I represent Morehead City in the j ] state beauty pageant at Charlotte - ^ext month. Bonnie is the daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fish. | She graduated from Morehead City School in May. i The Jaycees did not have a Miss ( Morehead City beauty pageant this ( year, electing to have a committee \ pick a candidate. Members of the ( Miss Bonn ir Fish . . . town's '58 beauty selection committee were P. H. (lee* Jr., Herbert Phillips, Dr. RusscQ Outlaw and Dr. R. O. Bar num. * The committee had not reached a decision at the Jaycee meeting Monday night at the Blue Ribbon Club, but had done so by the next morning. At Monday night's meeting, Marion Mills was authorized to contact professional entertainment groups in an effort to bring a show to Morehead City. He will report on what shows are available and when at a later meeting. Floyd Chadwick, external vicer president, presided at the meeting in the absence of president Jerry J. Willis. He announced that the quarterly board meeting will be Aug. 8-10 at the Cape Fear Hotel i in Wilmington. The club will build benches for the new. town park at the high school workshop Monday night | after the business meeting. Jay- I cces worked on the park Wednes day afternoon on a volunteer basis. Beach Property Owners Can Get Town Tags Now Bill Moore, Atlantic Beach police chief, reminds property owneri that town tags are available for their car*. The tags are a dollar each and can be obtained at the police station. A town ordinance requires that all beach property owners obtain a town auto tag. Youth Rally Scheduled A youth rally will be held at the Russells Creek Free Will Baptiat Church Saturday night at 7: JO. AU young people in the county are in vited. Firemen Train at School Flremea attrndinx the coaly Ore school had a field problem Wed acsdar aifhi. They dag a pit, filled It with ail aad let II afire. Their problem iu U (?t II oat aa aaaa aa poarihla Thb crew did the )ab la leu thai a minute. Tkc euitlie waa raa at I4th aad Bay 8trecti, Marcbead City. The (Ira tcbool. which apaaii Noaliy, will ?4 wHh ? dlnaer at 7:M taoigkt at Uxt. KuaaU WUUa'a, Morehttd Cttjr. Conducted in Beaufort yesterday were hearings by the North Carolina Indus trial Commission relative to complaints on workmen's compensation insurance. The hearings were conducted on the second floor of the Beaufort town hall by Forrest Shuford, depu ty commissioner, Raleigh. Testi mony is taken and decisions ren dered at a later date. Car.es heard yesterday were Jim mie W. Lewis vs. Wilton and Mor ton, Boyd Denton vs. Globe Auto matic Sprinkler Co., Cecil Best vs. Raymond Courtney and C. R. C. Courtney, non-insurers and North Carolina Pulp Co., self-insurer. John C. Streete, deceased, vs. National Packing Co., C. D. Mann vs. State Ports Authority, and Mrs. Flora Willis vs. Morehead City Hos pital. The hearings are scheduled inhere disputes arise between an employer and employee relative to :ompcnsation deemed payable by :he employee as result of damages jr injuries. Cases scheduled for today which, Deputy Shuford said yesterday, lave already been settled, were Harry E. Gillikin vs. Carteret [Juick Freeing Co., E. Stamey Da /is Sr. vs. State Highway Com mission and Mrs. Ollie Wade Davis vs. State Highway Commission. Hearings by the industrial com mission are scheduled in various ireas as the need arisen. Hearings in this county, prior to yesterday, were conducted in January. Three Rescued At Capp Lookout Three men, in danger of being beaten to death by the >ea, were rescued from the breakwater at Cape Lookout at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday. Coast Guardsmen stationed at the :ape pulled R. E. Riddick, Clyde lones and L. R. Parker from the water. All were from Bethel. A lookout at the Coast Guard sta tion saw the men trolling near the breakwater in a 15-foot outboard motorboat. A sudden swell caught [he boat and capsized it, throwing !he men into the water. When BMC Harold Yeomani, of ficer in charge, and SN Clarence Rogers arrived about IS minutes atcr, the waves were beating the men against the breakwater. All ihree were cut and scratched in the :hest and stomach from the stones )f the breakwater. The men were taken to Harkers Island. Their boat was recovered, bailed out and towed to the lodge later in the night. Two Accidents Occur at Beach . Atlantic Beach police inveati iated two accidents over the week end. At t:30 p.m. Saturday, Murray rt. Scripture, 703 Fisher St., More Mad City, in a 1952 Buick, collided Madon with Kenneth C. Thomp lon, Graham, N. C. Thompson waa lriving a 1957 Plymouth. Police chief Bill Moore aaid that rhompaon was headed toward At lantic Beach on the Ocean Ridge road. Scripture was headed west, luat as they met on a sharp curve, he steering mechanism on Thomp lon's car (ailed and be ran into the Suick. Damage to the Buick was eati nated at $500 and damage to the Plymouth at $200. No one was hurt ind no charges were filed. At S p.m. Sunday, Rayford G. lamilton, Smithfield, driving a 1850 Ford, ran into a parked 1955 'ontiac Chief Moore said that Hamilton then Jumped out of the :ar and ran. He has been charged rith hit and run and no driver'i icense. Hamilton was driving a car own ?d by Jamea R. Dillingham, 204 E. 'ark Dr., Raleigh. The Potiac had >een parked by Atlas Herbert facksonville. The owner waa Au Irey Elizabeth Taylor, Spruce >ine. (tat* Privilege License 'enalty Goes on July 1 Effective July 1, 195?, penalty rill be due on state privilege li *nses for the tax year June 1, 958 to May 31, 1(59, i ..cording to ohn B. Warren, state deputy col pctor for this vicinity. Mr. Warren advise* that thia lenalty will be 5 per cent per nonth for each delinquent month, ind urges all taxpayera to file heir applications for licenses im nediately, is order to avoid penal f Applications for ltce?*es should e mailed to the N. C. Department ( Rcvenui, Balclgh, N. C.